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Forum: Reloading 03-11-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,413
Posted By forrest r
I don't blame you, they only sell the stuff &...

I don't blame you, they only sell the stuff & don't have a clue as to what it is capable of.:gun4:
Forum: Reloading 03-11-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,994
Posted By forrest r
Never did like to pay the factory for their...

Never did like to pay the factory for their blammo ammo. Some of it's ok but for the most part I'd rather roll my own.

$149/1000 delivered. Not bad & you can get $$$ either selling the cases...
Forum: Reloading 03-11-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,994
Posted By forrest r
I all comes down to what the reloader is setup...

I all comes down to what the reloader is setup for and their capabilites. Then it's location/location/location.

Myself, I cast my own bullets & have since the 80's for a bunch of different...
Forum: Rifle 02-14-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,821
Posted By forrest r
Interesting thread At the end of the day...

Interesting thread

At the end of the day most $400 223 bolt actions will do +/- moa. The real question is if you only want to drop $400 on a rifle/scope combo. What low budget ammo do you plan on...
Forum: Rifle 01-01-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By forrest r
It was nothing to get +/- moa @ 100yds/10-shot...

It was nothing to get +/- moa @ 100yds/10-shot groups from a 14" 223 contender bbl & my home swaged 223 bullets made from 22lr cases.

https://i.imgur.com/ZRsiYa5.jpg

The big $$$ in that setup...
Forum: Rifle 01-01-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By forrest r
Interesting choice of rifles to change bbl.'s in....

Interesting choice of rifles to change bbl.'s in. A couple questions:

Are you going to do the work?
What bbl?
Who will be doing the bolt work?
What type of shooting will the rifle be primarily...
Forum: Handgun 10-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By forrest r
Handloader magazine #313/april 2018 did an...

Handloader magazine #313/april 2018 did an article on the lipsey's ruger vaquero. At the end of the day everything shot low @ 25yds. 9mm's were +/- 12" low with a lot of the test loads missing the...
Forum: Reloading 05-09-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
There's nothing wrong with the lee 6-cavity molds...

There's nothing wrong with the lee 6-cavity molds for wc's/50ft.

Get a lee push thru sizer .358"
lee 6-cavity mold
lee #20 bottom pour pot
used toaster oven
black airsoft BB's
#5 (recycle #...
Forum: Reloading 05-07-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
If your going to get into casting you should...

If your going to get into casting you should really spend the extra $$$$ and buy good bullet molds. They not only hold their value you will have nothing but excellent quality bullets to use. And can...
Forum: Reloading 05-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
Casting hb bullets: You ain't gonna blow the...

Casting hb bullets:

You ain't gonna blow the skirts off of home cast hb bullets. The caster chooses the alloy. I cast hbwc's for the 32cal/35cal/41cal/44cal/45cal. Had these 35cal hbwc's up to...
Forum: Reloading 05-07-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
+/- 9bhn range scrap/free lead There are so...

+/- 9bhn range scrap/free lead

There are so many custom mold makers out there that make excellent quality molds. WC's are ok but there are a lot of other designs out there. Wc's tend to do better...
Forum: Reloading 05-07-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
+/- 9bhn range scrap/free lead Home casters...

+/- 9bhn range scrap/free lead

Home casters started coating bullets around 1012 and got it figured out by 2013. I started coating my own cast bullets in 2014. I use the dry powder coating & call...
Forum: Reloading 05-07-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By forrest r
You're looking at casting bullets for some great...

You're looking at casting bullets for some great calibers. Casting bullets has progressed more in the last 5 years then in the past 100 years. The ability to coat cast/lead bullets is huge!!!!

It...
Forum: Reloading 02-25-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
The op asked about "ruger" loads for his ruger....

The op asked about "ruger" loads for his ruger. He didn't ask about 6.9gr loads/13,000psi safe to use loads in Aunt meme's 1907 top break revolver.

If you like the "skeeter" load, good for you!!!...
Forum: Reloading 02-25-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI...

SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says, SAAMI says,SAAMI says,...
Forum: Reloading 02-25-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
Seriously??? Glad to see that you got Craigc...

Seriously???

Glad to see that you got Craigc agreeing with you.

This is the reason why the 44spl is soooooooo misunderstood.
Forum: Reloading 02-25-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
You need to go back and reread you post #12. You...

You need to go back and reread you post #12. You clearly state:
"The Skeeter load is a lot more than just a plinking load. A 250gr Keith bullet at 950fps will handle a lot of what needs doing."

I...
Forum: Reloading 02-24-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
Good for you. With all those guns/knowledge...

Good for you.

With all those guns/knowledge you should know you ain't getting no 950fps from the skeeter load/4"bbl. Better yet why don't you post what your getting in your 3" bbl'd ruger with...
Forum: Reloading 02-23-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
Perhaps you should do a little reading/studying...

Perhaps you should do a little reading/studying before you start parroting what you've heard/told.

Old skeeter load:
7.5gr of unique & a keith 250gr swc.

1. That load was used in a 4" bbl'd...
Forum: Reloading 02-21-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By forrest r
Don't know if you cast your own bullets or not....

Don't know if you cast your own bullets or not. But a nice spin-off of coating your own bullets is the use of softer alloys in pistols/revolvers. I can use a 8bhn/9bhn alloy for any load ranging from...
Forum: Reloading 02-21-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By forrest r
Interesting, the revival of a 2 year old thread...

Interesting, the revival of a 2 year old thread on the 44spl.

The op was asking about "ruger" 44spl loads. Handloader magazine just did an article in their feb-march #312 edition on the 44spl. It...
Forum: Reloading 02-18-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By forrest r
The coated bullets do extremely well in the...

The coated bullets do extremely well in the 9mm/45acp and other handgun cartridges. The coating bring a lot to the table that most reloaders don't know or wouldn't think about.

Simple things like...
Forum: Handgun 01-03-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By forrest r
Bad things happen with loose bullets and...

Bad things happen with loose bullets and centerfire ammo.

Revolvers:
The least affected by loose bullets/over pressure. You still have to watch for bullet jump/cylinder binding from recoil.
...
Forum: Walther 12-17-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By forrest r
April 1957 ad

Ran across this ad for Walter's in a 1957 Gum magazine.
https://i.imgur.com/zFz2wLC.jpg

Would usually see the pistols ad's in the older mag's. Odd to see the 22cal rifles.
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-14-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By forrest r
dec 1956 guns magazine article

Ran across this copy of a 1956 gun's magazine. On page 16 there's a pretty good article on a lot of different 22lr rifles of the day. Anything from cheap sporter/hunting rifles to w52's/40x's.
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